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Format: 02/23/2018 - 10pm
Format: 02/23/2018 - 10pm
Time Title Type Location

Saturday, June 28 - 8:00am

8:00am - 9:00am
Awards Green Room (AASL) [Closed] Other Caesars Palace
Octavius 12
Description :

Green room for AASL awards program.

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 9:00am
Book Links Editorial Advisory Board Meeting [Closed] Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N221
Description :

This meeting is for members of the Book Links Editorial Advisory Board Meeting.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 10:00am
Now Showing @ ALA: Mr. Conservative: Goldwater on Goldwater Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N242
Description :

Producer, narrator and granddaughter CC Goldwater takes viewers on a cinematic journey into the life of Barry Goldwater in her first film, MR. CONSERVATIVE: GOLDWATER ON GOLDWATER. The film reveals Goldwater as a man either glorified or vilified by the American public. It traces the roots of Goldwater’s conservative philosophy, conveys how he united the conservative movement to lead the Republican Party into a new generation of politics and demonstrates how his consistently Libertarian mindset led him to diverge from the Conservative party orthodoxy in the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Runtime: 90 Minutes
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRq-gelZFgg

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:00am - 5:30pm
Committee on Accreditation Meeting [Closed] Committee meeting, Other Caesars Palace
Senate Boardroom
Description :

N/A

Interests :
Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:00am - 8:00pm
Set-up room for Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast Other Caesars Palace
Salerno
Description :

Set-up and prep room for Coretta Scott King Book Awards Breakfast.

Saturday, June 28 - 8:30am

8:30am - 9:00am
Placement Center Orientation Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Hall N - Placement Center
Description :

This orientation is intended for people who are not familiar with the ALA JobLIST Placement Center. We will walk around the Center and discuss the available services and activities. Both employers and job seekers are welcome to attend. We will have staff available to answer your questions.

For more information on the ALA JobLIST Placement Center activities, contact Placement Manager, Beatrice Calvin (bcalvin@ala.org).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
8:30am - 11:30am
Leadership & ALSC Other Caesars Palace
Roman I & III
Description :

Meeting with Priority Group Consultants and their committee chairs.

8:30am - 5:00pm
Immersion Faculty Interviews I [Closed] Other Caesars Palace
Octavius 15
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members
8:30am - 5:00pm
Standards Presenter Team [Closed] Other Bally’s
Palace 1
Description :

n/a

Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 28 - 9:00am

9:00am - 10:00am
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Mayfair Games Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage
Description :

Mayfair Games, award winning publisher of the Settlers of Catan series of games, will speak about the importance of after school programs and game leagues, using board games to promote social gaming among adolescents and teens. We look forward to meeting you at the show and discussing the ways in which games can assist libraries around the nation in their important work developing and molding the minds of America’s youth.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 10:30am
Career Development Workshop: HR Confidential: Insider Tips from Library HR Directors Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Hall N - Placement Center
Description :

An informal discussion/Q&A session where you can gain an insider's perspective on the recruitment process from three experienced HR Directors. Get tips on how to make your application stand out. Find out how to be your own best advocate for professional development and career advancement. Explore negotiation strategies to ensure you get the most out of your offer package. All questions are welcome!

About the Presenters: Kathryn Kjaer and Leo Agnew

Kathryn is the Academic Personnel & Training Coordinator at the University of California, Irvine Libraries, a role she has held for 7 years. She coordinates all aspects of the UCI Libraries' librarian recruitment process working closely with search committees, department heads, and campus units. She also oversees the librarian academic review process and coordinates library-wide training and orientation programs. Prior to her current Human Resources role, Kathryn held a variety of librarian positions in ARL libraries. Kathryn holds a Master's in Library Science from the University of Iowa.

Leo has 23 years of human resource experience which includes 14 years as an HR Director in ARL Libraries. In his current role, he supports the mission of the UI Libraries by overseeing human resource and diversity program activities which include organizational analysis and change efforts, strategic planning, academic and classified staff recruitment, staff training, employee relations, and more. His duties require working collaboratively with library staff as well as campus-level administrators. Leo earned a Master's in Public Administration in 2009.

For more information on the ALA JobLIST Placement Center activities, contact Placement Manager, Beatrice Calvin (bcalvin@ala.org).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 11:00am
Executive Board Meeting I (LearnRT) Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N223
Description :

Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Learning Round Table. The meeting is open to anyone who is interested.

9:00am - 5:00pm
Placement Center & Career Counseling Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Hall N - Placement Center
Description :

Recharge your career by meeting with a professional career coach. She can guide you in strategizing for the next phase of your career, solving a problem in your current job situation, defining goals, and/or rejuvenating your career. Each one-on-one session is 20 minutes, and is completely confidential.

If you have never experienced career counseling, or just haven't used this type of service in a long time, this is the perfect opportunity to either introduce yourself to or reacquaint yourself with a service that can be useful throughout your career. Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with a knowledgeable professional about your career concerns. This service is free and available whenever the Placement Center is open.

You also have the option of going to the Placement Center on-site to sign-up for a time slot. However, appointments go quickly, so consider signing up in advance using the online: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A084AAFA8283-alacareer5.

For more information on the ALA JobLIST Placement Center activities, contact Placement Manager, Beatrice Calvin (bcalvin@ala.org).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:00am - 5:00pm
Resume Critiquing Service Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Hall N - Placement Center
Description :

If you need help getting your resume polished, stop by the Placement Center while you are at conference. Come and discover the best way to show your most recent accomplishments with an updated resume. The resume critiquing service is free and available whenever the Placement Center is open.

For more information on the ALA JobLIST Placement Center activities, contact Placement Manager, Beatrice Calvin (bcalvin@ala.org).

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 9:30am

9:30am - 10:00am
Book Buzz Theater: Diaries, Patchworks, Pushcarts and more… Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Come hear about all the best children’s titles from the publishing partners of Random House, Inc. (i.e. Quirk Books, Nat Geo Kids, Archie Comics, Charlesbridge, NYRB, and MORE!)

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
9:30am - 12:30pm
Booklist Editorial Advisory Board Meeting [Closed] Other Las Vegas Convention Center
N221
Description :

This meeting is for members of the Booklist Editorial Advisory Board Meeting.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
Closed :
Exclusive to group members

Saturday, June 28 - 10:00am

10:00am - 11:00am
Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage - Teaching with Comics -- Matt Dembicki, Jason Rodriguez, Joel Gill Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Graphic Novel / Gaming Stage
Description :

A panel discussion with three graphic illustrators and writers exploring the benefits of teaching with comics. The panelists have published books about history, culture and nature, all of which have been successful teaching and learning tools in the classroom and in libraries.

Moderated by John Shableski.

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:00am - 11:00am
PopTop Stage: Mob Panel Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Description :

Moderating is Geoff Schumacher, an author, editor and Mob Museum executive in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Morgan St. JamesMorgan St. James is an author who co-wrote La Bella Mafia, the story of Bella Capo, the daughter of a cruel mob figure, who married a mobster and received death threats when she tried to divorce him.

Frank CulottaFrank Cullotta,nicknamed "The Las Vegas Boss," is a former enforcer for the Chicago Outfit, leader of the "Hole in the Wall" gang, and was a friend of notorious mobster Tony Spilotro.

Tony MontanaTony Montana was one of the Chicago Outfit’s silent associates who was called in when the Mob needed a job done quick, clean and quietly. His memoir will be released this summer.

Geno MunariGeno Munari is the publisher/owner of Houdini Publishing; Morgan, Frank and Tony all have books with Houdini. Geno is a world-class magician who performed at several Mob-run casinos back in the day and has many stories to share about that time.

Sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)
10:15am - 10:45am
Book Buzz Theater: Lerner Publishing Group’s Hottest Fall 2014 Titles! Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Book Buzz Theater
Description :

Get the buzz on the most exciting picture books, graphic novels, nonfiction, and YA from Lerner Publishing Group’s Fall 2014 list!

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

Saturday, June 28 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:00am
Mobile App Presentation: Walrus & Carpenter Productions Other Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibit Hall - Mobile App Pavilion
Description :

Walrus & Carpenter Productions

Sponsors :
ALA
American Library Association (ALA)

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